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Rising Demand, Shrinking Inventory Fuel Median Price Growth
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Rising Demand, Shrinking Inventory Fuel Median Price Growth

Rising Demand, Shrinking Inventory Fuel Median Price Growth A new report from the New York State Association of Realtors, or NYSAR, shows that...

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First-time Buyers Account for 60 Percent of Purchases
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First-time Buyers Account for 60 Percent of Purchases

First-time Buyers Account for 60 Percent of Purchases The share of first-time homebuyers continues to rise, now accounting for almost half of all...

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Buying Remains the Cheaper Option, but for How Long?
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Buying Remains the Cheaper Option, but for How Long?

Buying Remains the Cheaper Option, but for How Long?   Housing prices nationally continue to rise. Quarterly and year-over-year, U.S. housing...

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Homebuilders Report Loosening Credit Standards
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Homebuilders Report Loosening Credit Standards

Homebuilders Report Loosening Credit Standards Builders and developers have reported that credit conditions for acquisition, development, and...

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Who to Blame for the Housing Shortage
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Who to Blame for the Housing Shortage

Who to Blame for the Housing Shortage The most pressing problem facing the housing industry today is the tight inventory, and according to Realtor...

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Investors Filling Low Distressed Inventory Gap with New Homes
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Investors Filling Low Distressed Inventory Gap with New Homes

Investors Filling Low Distressed Inventory Gap with New Homes With inventory dropping, including the distressed sale inventory, investors are...

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Immigration’s Affect on the Housing Market
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Immigration’s Affect on the Housing Market

Immigration’s Affect on the Housing Market Every year, the United State’s real estate market is becoming more culturally diverse. According to Alex...

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New York: A Property Tax Epicenter
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New York: A Property Tax Epicenter

New York: A Property Tax Epicenter Property taxes are notoriously high in places like New York, but Just how high? COMMERCIALCafé answers this...

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Homes are Shrinking Again
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Homes are Shrinking Again

Homes are Shrinking Again New single family homes are starting have been shrinking, according to the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB)....

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Falling Inventory Becomes Worrying
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Falling Inventory Becomes Worrying

Falling Inventory Becomes Worrying The falling inventory has many industry professionals worried, especially as demand picks up. Inventory had...

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Defaults on the Downward Slope
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Defaults on the Downward Slope

Defaults on the Downward Slope On Tuesday, S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian released its S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a measure...

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Home Builders Stay Confident

Home Builders Stay Confident Builder confidence in the housing market rises as demand for newly-built, single-family homes rose two points,...

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Blame it on Refis
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Blame it on Refis

Blame it on Refis The American homeowner’s penchant for “using homes as ATMs” in cash-out refinances likely played a big role in sparking the...

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Collingwood Group Acquired by Situs

Collingwood Group Acquired by Situs Situs recently announced that it has completed its acquisition of The Collingwood Group, a Washington, D.C....

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SE a Popular Spot for Rental Investors
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SE a Popular Spot for Rental Investors

SE a Popular Spot for Rental Investors Rental property investors are shifting their efforts toward the Southeastern U.S., with Florida, Texas, and...

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Housing Recovery Has Been Slight and Erratic
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Housing Recovery Has Been Slight and Erratic

Housing Recovery Has Been Slight and Erratic For all the talk of post-recession recovery, rising prices, and a brisk sellers’ market, barely a...

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Market Changes Could Further Crimp Affordability
News 4 months ago
Market Changes Could Further Crimp Affordability

A new report from ATTOM Data Solutions showed that buying is a more affordable option than renting in two-thirds of the U.S. market, but that could...

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Housing Shows Strength in Numbers
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Housing Shows Strength in Numbers

If you've ever wondered how much every home in America is worth combined, the latest Real Estate Analytics report by Zillow will do the math for...

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And the Top-Ranked Metros Are…
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And the Top-Ranked Metros Are…

The latest Multi-Indicator Market Index (MiMi) by Freddie Mac detailed the improvement to four-fifths of the nation's housing markets. The analysis...

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Housing Shows ‘Flashes of Promise’ as New Year Starts
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Housing Shows ‘Flashes of Promise’ as New Year Starts

Housing Shows ‘Flashes of Promise' as New Year Starts The housing market has shown "flashes of promise" as 2017 begins though growth remains ...

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Rise in Holiday Cheer … and Mortgage Rates?
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Rise in Holiday Cheer … and Mortgage Rates?

Last month was not only high in Christmas spirit and morale, it also included an increase in mortgage rates. According to the latest Ten-X...

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The Week Ahead: Will Home Prices Slow Down?
News 5 months ago
The Week Ahead: Will Home Prices Slow Down?

As the year comes to a close, industry experts are reflecting on the forces that have impacted the 2016 housing market, including a lack of...

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Resolute Asset Management Hosts Webinar for FORCE
News 5 months ago
Resolute Asset Management Hosts Webinar for FORCE

Clay Lehman, Principal with Resolute Asset Management, recently hosted a webinar for members of the Five Star Institute's FORCE. Resolute Asset...

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Assurant Valuations Hosts Webinar for FORCE
News 5 months ago
Assurant Valuations Hosts Webinar for FORCE

Mark Hinkle, SVP with Assurant Mortgage Solutions, hosted a webinar on December 15 on behalf of Assurant Valuations for members of the Five Star...

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Florida Keeps Up With National Foreclosure Sale Levels
News 5 months ago
Florida Keeps Up With National Foreclosure Sale Levels

Florida was on of the state hit hardest during the housing crisis, and according to the latest CoreLogic Foreclosure Report completed the most...

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The Pitfalls of Accelerated Home Prices
News 5 months ago
The Pitfalls of Accelerated Home Prices

While rents largely stabilized in November, the acceleration of housing prices moved at its fastest clip since August 2006, according to Zillow's...

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Does Everything Get Better With Age?
News 5 months ago
Does Everything Get Better With Age?

Homeowners aged 62 and older experienced a 2.6 percent boost or increase of $152.0 billion in senior home equity for the third quarter of 2016,...

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Boosting Homeownership Among Minorities
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Boosting Homeownership Among Minorities

Minority home mortgages increased more than white home mortgages between 2013 and 2015 in several metros across the U.S., according to a recent...

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No Relief for Tight Housing Supply Quite Yet
News 5 months ago
No Relief for Tight Housing Supply Quite Yet

If those in the industry were hoping that the National Association of Realtors' November 2016 Existing-Home Sales report would bring good news as...

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Sustainable Growth in 2017 May Flourish in the East
News 5 months ago
Sustainable Growth in 2017 May Flourish in the East

While housing demand is largest in the West, the majority of the most sustainable housing markets in the United States are east of the Mississippi...

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